By Sara McCleary Living in a border town surrounded by abundant natural lands, Saultites know Americans frequently cross the bridge to come enjoy the Canadian wilderness. They also know those Americans often own land here in Canada, sometimes with the land having been passed down generation after generation. Because many of those American-owned lands are […]
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American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts (American Friends) has a focused purpose and unique role – protecting ecologically important land in Canada owned by conservation-minded Americans, in collaboration with Canadian conservation organizations. American Friends is protecting land all across Canada, from Prince Edward Island to British Columbia. Canada’s spectacular natural lands – seacoasts, forests, prairies, […]
Conservationists, local governments and Southern Gulf Island residents are celebrating a new regional park. Their successful fundraising campaign has allowed for the purchase of 26 hectares on Mayne Island known as St. John Point. “Together we have assured the protection of this magnificent stretch of Coastal Douglas Fir landscape and over two kilometres of coastline,” said Malcolm Inglis, […]
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Recognizing that American-owned lands are key conservation properties in many land trust catchment areas in Ontario, the Ontario Trillium Foundation has provided funding over three years to American Friends and Ontario Land Trust Alliance to launch the Cross-border Conservation Training Program (CCTP) in 2016. The goal is to increase the collective capacity of Ontario conservation […]
Big news for conservation Last week the US Congress gave a wonderful year end gift to preservation advocates, protection-oriented landowners and anyone who values natural, wild places. In a bi-partisan vote that reflects Americans’ interest in conservation, irrespective of their other political leanings, both the House and Senate voted to make the “Enhanced Conservation Easement […]
- See beautiful St. John PointJanuary 8, 2018 - 3:53 pm
- Beloved New Reserve Inspired by Happy Old MemoriesDecember 28, 2015 - 9:22 pm
- Echo Island, Ontario (Rainy Lake Conservancy)May 5, 2014 - 5:13 pm
- Grand Manan, Bay of Fundy – Partnership with The Nature Trust of New BrunswickDecember 6, 2013 - 5:12 pm
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